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Theophilus Clinton Fiennes, 4th Earl Lincoln[1]

Male Abt 1600 - 1667  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Theophilus Clinton Fiennes 
    Suffix 4th Earl Lincoln 
    Born Abt 1600  Sempringham, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1667  Near Charing Cross, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/CLINTON.htm#Theophilus%20CLINTON%20FIENNES%20(4º%20E.%20Lincoln)

      In will of father called "«b»Sir Theophilus Fines, Lord Clinton and Say«/b»".


      http://www.thepeerage.com/p5396.htm#i53960

      Sir Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln was born circa 1600.«sup»3«/sup» He was the son of «u»Thomas Clinton, 3rd Earl of Lincoln «/u» and «u»Elizabeth Knyvett«/u».«sup»2«/sup» He married, secondly, «u»Elizabeth Gorges «/u», daughter of «u»Sir Arthur Gorges «/u» and «u»Lady Elizabeth Clinton «/u».«sup»3«/sup» He married, firstly, «u»Bridget Fiennes «/u», daughter of «u»William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Say and Sele «/u», circa 1622.«sup»3«/sup» He died on 21 May 1667,, having by his 1st wife had:.«sup»3«/sup»
      Sir Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln was also known as Theophilus Fiennes.«sup»3«/sup» He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1616.«sup»3«/sup» He succeeded to the title of «i»12th Lord Clinton [E., 1299]«/i» on 15 January 1618/19.«sup»3«/sup» He succeeded to the title of «i»4th Earl of Lincoln [E., 1572]«/i» on 15 January 1618/19.«sup»3«/sup» He was educated at «u»Queens' College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England«/u».«sup»3«/sup» He was he raised 300 volunteers to assist the dispossessed Elector Palatine, brother-in-law of King Charles I, during the Thirty Years War in November 1624.«sup»3«/sup» In 1626 he was imprisoned in the Tower of London for opposing King Charles I's forced loan.«sup»3«/sup» He gained the rank of Colonel in 1642 in the service of the Regiment of Foot, Parliamentarian Army.«sup»3«/sup» He was Resident Commissioner for Parliament with the Scottish Army on 16 December 1645.«sup»3«/sup» He held the office of Speaker of the House of Lords on 1 August 1647.«sup»3«/sup» He was Commissioner for the Colonies in December 1660.«sup»3«/sup» On 5 May 1675 married 2nd his cousin Elizabeth (buried ), daughter of Sir Arthur Gorges, of Chelsea, by Elizabeth, daughter of 2nd EARL OF LINCOLN and widow of Sir Robert Stanley.«sup»3«/sup»
      «b»Children of Sir Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln and «u»Bridget Fiennes «/u»
      «tab»«u»«/b»Lady Catharine Clinton «/u»«b»+«/b» d. c Jul 1643«sup»1«/sup»
      «u»«tab»Lady Arabella Clinton «/u»«b»+«/b» «sup»2«/sup»
      «u»«tab»Margaret Trefusis «/u»«b»+«/b» d. c Oct 1688«sup»2«/sup»
      «u»«tab»Edward Clinton, Lord Clinton «/u»«b»+«/b» b. 30 Dec 1624, d. b 21 Apr 1657«sup»2«/sup»
      «b»1. «/b»George Edward Cokayne, editor, «i»The Complete Baronetage«/i», 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 14. Hereinafter cited as «i»The Complete Baronetage«/i».
      «b»
      2. «/b»Charles Mosley, editor, «i»Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes«/i» (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003). Hereinafter cited as «i»Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition«/i».
      «b»3. «/b»Charles Mosley, «i»Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition«/i», volume 1, page 824.
      «b»
      «/b»
    Person ID I46652  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2009 

    Father Thomas Clinton Fiennes, 3rd Earl Lincoln,   b. 1570, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1618, Tattershall, Lincoln, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Knyvett, Countess Lincoln,   b. Between 1569 and 1578, Charlton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 11 May 1622 and 1630  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Aft 21 Sep 1584  Ickenham, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F551609501  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Bridget Fiennes, Countess Lincoln,   b. Abt 1604, Broughton Castle, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt Mar 1622  Broughton Castle, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Clinton Fiennes, 14th Baron Clinton of Marstoke,   b. 1624,   d. Bef 21 Apr 1657, Covent Garden, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     2. Arabella Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catherine Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lucy Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Bridget Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. George Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Mary Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Judith Clinton Fiennes,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F551611181  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Elizabeth Gorges, Countess of Lincoln,   b. 1604, Chelsea, Middlesex, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1675  (Age 71 years) 
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F551616009  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/.